1. stocktiki's Avatar
    Hoping someone can provide help on a way to make sure the Phone directory filters out, or excludes, Facebook contacts.

    THE ISSUE:

    Go to the phone's Start page and press the phone tile. That will take you to a screen with three circle icons at the bottom: 1) a dialpad 2) a directory and 3) a magnifying glass. Press the directory icon. There, you'll see all contacts that have phone numbers. That might, unfortunately, include contacts that are on your Facebook friends - but not your Outlook friends - which is a bummer since it clutters up the directory with people you never call (sorry Facebook friends).

    It's strange that these people are included -- when they've been 'filtered out' of the people hub. Here's what I mean. Go to Start and then click on the "People" tile. Click the "..." at the bottom of the screen and then choose Settings and then "filter contact list." Outlook is checked ... but Facebook is unchecked.

    THE QUESTIONS:

    1. Why do Facebook-only contacts appear in the Phone directory -- even if Facebook is unchecked in the Filter Contacts screen?

    2. Is there a way to filter the Phone directory -- to exclude Facebook contacts -- as you can in the People hub?

    It's not a biggie, I know. But if someone would know how to do this, it would improve an already great experience on this wonderful platform.

    Thanks!
    01-15-2015 10:52 AM
  2. Toan Le's Avatar
    1. Unchecking "Facebook" in the contacts filter screen only works with the People Hub. You can only hide Facebook contacts from People Hub, but not search-for-contacts screens (magnifier icon) or that phone directory screen.

    2. Unfortunately, currently there is no way to exclude Facebook contacts from those aforementioned screens. They've been there since Windows Phone 7, and we still don't have an option to hide those.
  3. Toan Le's Avatar
    1. Unchecking "Facebook" in the contacts filter screen only works with the People Hub. You can only hide Facebook contacts from People Hub, but not search-for-contacts screens (magnifier icon) or that phone directory screen.

    2. Unfortunately, currently there is no way to exclude Facebook contacts from those aforementioned screens. They've been there since Windows Phone 7, and we still don't have an option to hide those.
    01-15-2015 12:19 PM
  4. stocktiki's Avatar
    Thank you Toan. Hopefully that's something added to Windows 10 Mobile.
    01-15-2015 12:32 PM
  5. stocktiki's Avatar
    On other question. Decided to turn off the Facebook intregration in the People hub.

    But now -- when going into the People hub, the first screen that loads if the People>What's New (which is empty).

    Is there a way to make the People hub open directly in the People > Contacts screen again?

    Thanks!
    01-16-2015 12:34 AM
  6. stocktiki's Avatar
    Just posting back in case someone else has the question. Did a soft reset. Seemed to do the trick.
    01-16-2015 12:53 AM
  7. ShreyansShah's Avatar
    it's actually quite simple u know.
    people hub opens with the screen last used. just slide to the contacts display and then exit.
    next time u go to people hub, u will find the contacts.
    01-16-2015 12:54 AM

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